Tag Archives: New Westminster

More Open Houses for Brunette Interchange Proposed Upgrade

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is holding two additional open houses regarding the future Brunette Interchange on Highway 1. The information at the open houses will be the same information that was presented at the first two open houses … Continue reading

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Royal City Farmers Market – Free Tickets to Fundraiser Dinner

I love farmers’ markets. Be it Trout Lake, Lytton’s Friday Farmer Market, Coquitlam – Poirier, or the Royal City Farmers Market, I love farmers’ markets. I love the many varieties of fruits and vegetables with real dirt still on the … Continue reading

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My New Westminster Foodie Crawl

After my very successful foodie adventure in downtown Vancouver, I decided it would be fun to do a round-up of the places I like to eat while in New Westminster so I arranged all my client meetings from last week … Continue reading

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Foodie Adventures in New Westminster

If I were to do a foodie crawl through New Westminster, which cheap eats, food joints would you like to see me include? Right off the bat I am thinking of: The Big Star Sandwich Co, The Spud Shack, The … Continue reading

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Take Five Cafe Take Two; Day 10 NaBloPoMo

Ironically I had to “take five” out of my busy schedule in order to re-visit the newest location of the Take Five Cafe in New Westminster’s Brewery District development. And I can say that I am glad I did. On … Continue reading

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Guest Post on New Westminster’s Taqueria Playa Tropical

A guest post today from a frequent reader, Ms Kelsey Keller who has a Delightfully Inappropriate blog of her own. Admittedly, my sweetheart and I always say it’s our goal to support small local restaurants instead of massive chain ones, … Continue reading

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The Burr Theatre Becomes The Columbia

Wondering why the people who bought the Burr Theatre are changing the name to The Columbia? Well, they are changing the name back to what the theatre’s name was before it was the Burr Theatre; The Columbia. Today I saw Doug, one … Continue reading

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The Burr Theatre Becomes The Columbia

A couple of weeks ago I was cruising along Columbia Street through downtown New Westminster and noticed a flurry of work going on around the Burr Theatre. I have long wondered what was happening with this iconic New West landmark … Continue reading

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Lafflines at The Columbia (nee the Burr) Theatre

I was cruising along Columbia Street in New Westminster this afternoon when I saw a flurry of work going on around the entrance to what I have always known as the Burr Theatre. I have seen the “Lafflines Coming Soon” … Continue reading

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New Westminster Youth Centre

Some ten years ago the youth of New Westminster started to make noise about the city’s need for a facility where young people could gather and hang out. Knowing how New Westminster is notoriously short of land to build public facilities, one … Continue reading

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